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You have to follow a below procedure to share contents between Ubuntu to Nexus 7. Install the necessary tools using terminal. sudo apt-get install mtp-tools mtpfs Connect your Galaxy Nexus to your computer. On your phone, open up the notification drawer, and click on “USB Connection type”. Make sure that MTP is selected. Type these commands in ...


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Since Ubuntu 13.04, storage access to external devices via MTP works out of the box via a GVFS-MTP module. Related question: Are there any plans to improve mtp support on future Ubuntu releases? For troubleshooting, see this answer. For me, it was a problem of not having the latest libmtp files on my system. So I fixed the problem and made this write-up ...


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The MTP specification doesn't support the basic open/read/write/close operations that are required to implement normal file access on Linux - it only provides upload/download for files, and that's what the MTP backend implements. So Nautilus will copy files just fine, but as soon as you try to use an application that doesn't explicitly account for the ...


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I had the same issue, and the following worked sudo apt-get install mtp-tools mtpfs


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Yep, here's the fix you're looking for: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/udev/+bug/903422 This is fixed in 13.04. As of Jan 28th Upgrade Gvfs in Ubuntu 12.10 and 12.04 to get Android 4.0 support for devices which don't support USB Mass Storage interface Add the PPA to your system sudo ppa-purge ppa:webupd8team/gvfs-libmtp sudo ...


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Have you tried Bilal Akhtar's suggestion at omgubuntu? Connecting your Android phone or tablet to Ubuntu with MTPFS Setup First up, install the necessary tools with sudo apt-get install mtp-tools mtpfs Connect your Galaxy Nexus to your computer. On your phone, open up the notification drawer, and click on "USB Connection type". Make sure that MTP is ...


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Asker's edit: This seems to require a newer version of libmtp and/or gvfs than is available per default in 13.04. Run sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp and update before doing anything else. Edit: PPA not needed anymore in saucy/13.10, filenames are listed in terminal as they are in Nautilus. As you have already found out, the mountpoints ...


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This android version uses MTP (Multimedia Transfer Protocol) and PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol). Ubuntu doesn't come with MTP support installed. Install gMTP and you can transfer the files.


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I have found that the easiest way to transfer files is using the app called AirDroid. You'll need your laptop & the android device to be connected to the same network though. Steps Install airdroid on Android device launch the app , if the Android device and laptop on same network it will automatiocally detect the computer IP and ask to Enter the ...


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You can simply switch the Nexus 7 into Camera (PTP) mode under Storage / USB Connection.


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I gave up trying to get MTP support on Linux for the moment. Here is the solution I use now: On your Android device, install FTP Server (it's free and open source) On your Ubuntu computer, install Filezilla Make sure both your computer and your Android device are connected to the same WiFi network On Android, launch FTP Server, and check "Running". It ...


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I found this surprisingly tough. I have a Nexus 5 and KDE (using libmtp, I think) displays it as a Nexus 5. My first instinct was that KDE was simply looking at the hardware database. This maps vendor and product strings from USB devices to known names. Here's the problem: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 011: ID 18d1:4ee1 Google Inc. Nexus 4 My Nexus 5 just got a ...


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I had the same problem this fixed it: sudo apt-get install mtpfs Once that's installed, plug in the phone to your computer. If nothing happens, on the phone go to Settings > Storage > Upper Right Corner (⋮) > USB Computer Connection > Media Device.


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For my personal use, I've used instructions similar to those that @K.K Patel provided in their answer. However, some users either do not want to, or are uncomfortable with using the command line. For them, I recommend using AirDroid. This solution does not require any configuration on the Ubuntu systems. All that is needed is an application installed on ...


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Connecting devices via MTP with GVFS Since Ubuntu 13.04 storage access to MTP capable devices works out of the box through a GVFS backend. Please have a look at Are there any plans to improve mtp support on future Ubuntu releases? for installation instructions prior to 13.04. This solution should work for all Android devices providing MTP functionality and ...


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You can get file access to your phone's internal storage (/mnt/sdcard) or your external SD card (/mnt/extSdCard/) using gMTP as another replier @Easty noted (http://www.humans-enabled.com/2011/12/how-to-fix-samsung-galaxy-nexus-mtp.html). You'll need to install libmtp (instruction are on that page and easily found elsewhere) and gMTP. Once everything's ...


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Pre-requisites First, install the necessary packages: sudo apt-get install mtp-tools mtpfs A bit of elbow grease Connect your Android phone to your computer. On your phone, open up the notification drawer, and click on USB Connection type. Make sure that MTP is selected. Now, run these commands on Ubuntu: mtp-detect | grep idVendor mtp-detect | grep ...


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Install go-mtpfs from WebUpd8 repository following this guide: http://www.webupd8.org/2012/12/how-to-mount-android-40-ubuntu-go-mtpfs.html Then add go-mtpfs-unity.desktop the dash, connect your phone via usb and you have a quicklist to mount and dismount your android device. Sorry for my bad English, I speak Spanish.


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I too had the problem that my "asus padfone infinity" was not mounted through mtp. (adb worked though). Solution was to connect it through one of the USB3 Ports of my thinkpad instead of a usb2 port. Looks like the USB2 port is not recognized as usb2, or are devicenames for usb2 "usb1"? syslog when connecting to USB2 Port: Feb 21 13:59:55 t530 kernel: ...


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I had the same problem but I solved it a few seconds ago after reading a post on another forum. It seems like the MTP option somehow got unchecked (not by me!), maybe when installing the latest Android update… Settings → Storage → ⋮ → USB-connection to computer → MTP media device ☑ Note that I run Android in Swedish, so the line above is only a ...


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You can parse the output of mtp-detect. First install mtp-tools: sudo apt-get install mtp-tools And run: $ mtp-detect 2>/dev/null | grep Model: Model: Nexus 7 (2013) Wi-Fi


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You want to install gvfs-mtp because this is the absolute easiest and most comfortable way. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo reboot Have fun.


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First you need to get the file, extract the tarball and change to the folder. You can do this from a terminal: wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/libmtp/libmtp/1.1.3/libmtp-1.1.3.tar.gz tar zxf libmtp-1.1.3.tar.gz cd libmtp-1.1.3 Second, build the source and install the binaries: ./configure make sudo make install I'd be more inclined to use ...


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All programs based on libmtp still seem to have issues with the Galaxy Nexus (as of libmtp 1.1.3). Programs based on gphoto2 work for me. Personally I'm using gphotofs, available in a package of the same name. Use gphotofs ~/mymountpoint to mount, then fusermount -u ~/mymountpoint to unmount when you're done.


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MTP is one of the things that really annoyed me when someone decided that it's better and easier to use than plain old usb storage access profile. I had some success transferring files over MTP but lots of frustrating hangs as well. I just can't have something that works only on 13th day of a month, providing it's not raining and that your phone faces ...


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UPDATE Please take a look below for go-mtpfs example. go-mtpfs is much more reliable, but the instructions remain very similar. Automatically mounting Nexus 7 Allow non-root users to mount fuse devices: sudo vim /etc/fuse.conf Un-comment **user_allow_other**. Install mtpfs sudo apt-get install mtp-tools mtpfs Make mount point sudo mkdir ...


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MTP mode wont work. It's an abstracted filesystem meaning Photorec (et al) don't have direct access. According to the Photorec website, you'll need to throw the phone into Mass Storage mode. Once you've done that, it should see the drive correctly. I'm not sure what sort of recovery you're doing here. If the screen is broken and you're stuck in MTP mode, ...


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Adding the following entries to /lib/udev/rules.d/69-libmtp.rules did the trick ATTR{idVendor}=="05c6", ATTR{idProduct}=="6764", SYMLINK+="libmtp-%k", MODE="660", GROUP="audio", ENV{ID_MTP_DEVICE}="1", ENV{ID_MEDIA_PLAYER}="1", TAG+="uaccess" ATTR{idVendor}=="05c6", ATTR{idProduct}=="6765", SYMLINK+="libmtp-%k", MODE="660", GROUP="audio", ...


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Include your device in libmtp source code You can try to include your device in the libmtp source code and build libmtp from source. Install mtp-tools and optionally the checkinstall package: sudo apt-get install mtp-tools libusb-dev checkinstall sudo mtp-detect Take note to VID and PID numbers, example: VID 22b8 PID 2e82 Download the latest libmtp ...


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Set your player to MTP mode and attach it to your computer with the included USB cable. Open the file browser and then click on the icon for your player (mine says Philips). Once your in the window inside your player hit control h (Ctrl+H) (hold the control button and press the "H" key) to show your hidden files. Right click in the window and select the ...



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